Frances Moore

Chief Executive

Frances Moore is the Chief Executive Officer of IFPI, a post she has held since July 2010. She was previously Executive Vice President of IFPI and Regional Director, Europe, leading the music industry's representation to the European Union and coordinating strategy with national groups across the 28-member EU. A barrister, Moore has worked for more than 20 years in government relations and public affairs, representing European and US companies in the retail and electronics sector before joining IFPI in 1994.

Ang Kwee Tiang

Regional Director, Asia

Ang Kwee Tiang (aka KT Ang) is IFPI’s regional director for Asia. He coordinates the activities of IFPI’s affiliated industry associations across Asia, working to expand performance rights and help develop the digital marketplace in the region. Ang joined IFPI in 2012 from global authors and composers' body CISAC, where he served as Regional Director, Asia-Pacific. An expert in intellectual property law, he has undertaken more than 100 expert advisory missions and speaking engagements on behalf of WIPO to developing countries in Asia, advising on copyright law and the creation of copyright societies.

Javier Asensio

Regional Director, Latin America

Javier Asensio is Regional Director of Latin America. He coordinates the activities of IFPI’s affiliated industry associations across Latin America, working to expand its record company members’ performance rights and help develop the digital marketplace in the region. He assumed the role in 2011 after previously serving as IFPI Latin America’s Director of Performance Rights, when he oversaw a seven-fold increase in performance rights revenues over the previous decade. Prior to joining IFPI, Asensio headed the performers’ collecting society in Spain.

Director IFPI European Office

Lodovico Benvenuti is Director of IFPI’s European Office in Brussels.

He represents the interests of the record labels to the European institutions and works closely with the national groups in the EU Member States. Lodovico speaks Italian and French as first languages and is fluent in English.

He joined IFPI in 2017 from Mediaset Group (Italian broadcasting organisation) and has 15 years' experience in EU legislation and policies.

John Nolan

Chief Financial Officer

John Nolan is chief financial officer at IFPI. He is responsible for all of the global data for the recorded music industry, and has established IFPI as the global industry data authority under the IFPI MAP system. The data includes global market share and market size data, as well as subscriber numbers and the IFPI Global Charts. He is also responsible for global chart matters affecting both national and global issues including certification awards. John’s other duties include the management of the organisation’s operational and financial support functions and advises the chief executive and board on all financial planning, financial risks, strategic matters relating to budget management, cost-benefit analysis and forecasting. John has helped restructure IFPI’s operations to better support the rapidly evolving recording industry and driven efficiencies in its operations. Prior to joining IFPI in 2007, John worked for IT and management consultancy company Logica (now CGI) and for Ernst & Young, one of the world’s largest accounting and professional services firms.

Jeremy Banks

Director, Anti-Piracy

Jeremy Banks is Director, Anti-Piracy at IFPI. He coordinates IFPI’s global anti-piracy operations, working closely with its major and independent record company members and its affiliated industry associations around the world. Banks is instrumental in developing IFPI’s ongoing anti-piracy strategy and works to develop the organisation’s relationships with law enforcement agencies worldwide. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the information security and anti-piracy sector. Prior to joining IFPI in 2000, he worked for Novell Ltd’s information security division.

Richard Gooch

Chief Technology Officer

Richard Gooch is Chief Technology Officer at IFPI. He works on different music industry and metadata initiatives. Gooch also delivers technology leadership and advice on a wide range of policy issues. He rejoined IFPI to take up the new post in 2013, having previously worked for the organisation between 1999 and 2007. In the interim, Gooch worked providing technology services to the global oil and gas industry. Gooch is a Chartered Engineer, holds a PhD in engineering mathematics and has an extensive list of patents and publications to his name.

Lauri Rechardt

Chief Legal Officer

Lauri Rechardt is IFPI's Chief Legal Officer.

Before re-joining IFPI Rechardt worked as a partner and head of IP at Procopé & Hornborg, a leading law firm in Helsinki. He was a member of Finnish Bar and his practice covered all areas of IP, media and entertainment law, with particular expertise in the fields of international copyright, trademark and media law. His work included heading the IFPI Finnish National Group and Licensing related work at IFPI Secretariat.

Prior to moving to Procopé & Hornborg, Rechardt held the position of Deputy General Counsel and Director of Licensing and Litigation at IFPI Secretariat. During this time he worked successfully to help increase licensing revenues worldwide. Before joining IFPI he was a director at the Finnish Performing Artists and Record Producers Copyright Society Gramex.

Rechardt holds a law degree from the University of Helsinki.

David Price

Director of Insight and Analysis

David Price is director of Insight and Analysis at IFPI.

In that function he leads the Insight and Analysis team in research and analysis on the recorded music market, developments in music piracy, and the changing habits of music listeners.

His team examines market trends, changing consumer habits, and ongoing developments in digital and mobile adoption, informing IFPI's government relations, litigation, anti-piracy, and public relations work around the world. Insight and Analysis also works closely with a range of third-parties, including academics, research companies, and digital service providers.

David has a Ph.D. in Criminology from the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining IFPI as Head of Anti Piracy Research and Analysis in 2014, he founded and led the Piracy Consulting department at NetNames.

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